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Commercial Law

Module code: LLBP 3007

Module description

This module examines up to four areas of Commercial Law from the following selection of potential broad areas: the law relating to the supply of goods including the Sale of Goods Act ; the law of international sales including the Vienna Convention; the law relating to commercial finance of international trade including documentary credits; insurance law or international carriage of goods. These areas form the backbone of modern commercial law and their study will help to facilitate an understanding of the relationships which exist between the parties to modern commercial relationships.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understanding and application of the substantive law.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for analytical and deductive reasoning, particularly through the mechanism of legal problem solving.
  • Demonstrate an ability to present a coherent and logically well structured written argument through the process of personal research

Contact hours per student per year

  • Seminars: 44 hours

Assessments

  • Exam: 60%
  • Assignment: 40%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books

 
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